A homunculus is a representation of a small human being. Popularized in sixteenth-century alchemy and nineteenth-century fiction, . Further information: Alchemy in art and entertainment The theme has been used not only in fantasy literature, but also to illuminate social topics. For instance, the . Arch Pathol Lab Med.
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Alchemy is a philosophy, art, and alternative science related to chemistry. alchemy being used as a general term for magic/ fantasy chemistry and/or potion making, especially in fRPGs. and transmutation of the elements, sometimes a metaphor for Christ Other things you may find in an Alchemist's lab.